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New Cock Yard weavers cottages demolished after safety scare

Tony Worrall snapped the demolished cottages Former weavers cottages on New Cock Yard have been demolished due to safety concerns. Preston Council’s planning department gave emergency permission to developer Ged Connor to knock it down after […]

8 years ago
Former weavers cottages on New Cock Yard to become housing

The current building on New Cock Yard has been empty for years A fire ravaged building in the heart of the city centre could be redeveloped into new homes. An application by Ged Connor for 14 New Cock Yard, which sits between […]

8 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 5)

Fishergate c.1901  This week we take the final part of our journey along the south side of Fishergate looking at the buildings, shops and alleyways going in a westerly direction. Looking at the […]

9 years ago
Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 4)

 In this weeks Preston Past we continue with the changing views over 100 years along the south side of Fishergate in a westerly direction. In the above splendid image of Fishergate in 1902, we can […]

9 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Preston Past: Fishergate,100 years of change (Part 3)

 In this weeks Preston Past we take a look at the south side of Fishergate from where it meets with Church Street and continues in a westerly direction. At the junction of […]

9 years ago
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